How to Paint Tattoo Flash (Flowers)

How to paint a simple flower tattoo flash sheet. Good for beginners.

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How to Paint Tattoo Flash (Flowers)
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Start with tracing paper.

Start with tracing paper.

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Draw circles inside of circles using light colored pencil or graphite pencil. Stencil is optional but nice.

Draw circles inside of circles using light colored pencil or graphite pencil. Stencil is optional but nice.

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Fill in outer circle with petals.

Fill in outer circle with petals.

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Add leaves on the outsides.

Add leaves on the outsides.

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Go over sketch with darker outline. This will make it easier to see to trace later.

Go over sketch with darker outline. This will make it easier to see to trace later.

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If you want to rearrange elements, cut them out. Otherwise sketch it exactly how you want it.

If you want to rearrange elements, cut them out. Otherwise sketch it exactly how you want it.

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Find a piece of watercolor paper.

Find a piece of watercolor paper.

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Tape transfers to the back of the paper, in the composition you want, so they don't move around.

Tape transfers to the back of the paper, in the composition you want, so they don't move around.

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Set up your light box for transferring. Use a dark pen or marker.

Set up your light box for transferring. Use a dark pen or marker.

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I used a thick sharpie.

I used a thick sharpie.

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Pick out your color palette. You can use water color but I prefer Daler Rowney F.W. Liquid Acrylics.

Pick out your color palette. You can use water color but I prefer Daler Rowney F.W. Liquid Acrylics.

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You'll need water for rinsing and a paper towel.

You'll need water for rinsing and a paper towel.

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Also a good selection of small to medium watercolor/acrylic brushes.

Also a good selection of small to medium watercolor/acrylic brushes.

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Prep your palette cups with your colors or work straight from a watercolor dish.

Prep your palette cups with your colors or work straight from a watercolor dish.

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Fill in center of flowers with solid color.

Fill in center of flowers with solid color.

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Starting with lighter green on leaves, pack on a color for the majority of your area. Rinse your brush, blot it on the paper towel and work the color out to get a lighter fade. Do it QUICKLY.

Starting with lighter green on leaves, pack on a color for the majority of your area. Rinse your brush, blot it on the paper towel and work the color out to get a lighter fade. Do it QUICKLY.

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Lighter sides of leaves done.

Lighter sides of leaves done.

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Repeat with darker side of leaves.

Repeat with darker side of leaves.

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Darker side of leaves done.

Darker side of leaves done.

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Continue to use the pack and rinse technique to fill in flower petals.

Continue to use the pack and rinse technique to fill in flower petals.

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Cute little flower flash. 🌸🌿

Cute little flower flash. 🌸🌿

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